Tag Archives | covid-19

Doughnut Lose Customers: Krispy Kreme Pandemic PR

What drives thousands of graduates, including high school senior Ashleigh Panton, to voluntarily trade the comfort of home for drive-through traffic during quarantine? The Krispy Kreme Grad Dozen. On May 19, 2020, Krispy Kreme gifted the “Grad Dozen” to high school and college graduates when they visited with their cap and gown or other senior […]

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High School outreach goes virtual during COVID-19

A Creative and Thoughtful Way of Giving Back PRSSA lists all the requirements to be named an outstanding Chapter. But, do we really know what it takes? It takes vast amounts of hard work, determination, and articulate communication, but mainly compassion and perseverance by students who are immersing themselves in their education and community. Obtaining […]

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How to Move Forward While Staying in Place

First and foremost, breathe. We’re living during a time in which the world, in many ways, has turned upside down. As a young professional and recent college graduate, I am overwhelmed by case numbers and a career that has not started off the way that I planned. But what I’ve learned during this time can […]

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Let’s #FlattenTheCurve!

As time goes on, COVID-19 still puts us in uncertainty and in quarantine. Being at home every day for a month (or maybe longer) sounds crazy, right?! Let’s avoid quarantine extensions by taking this pandemic seriously and staying home as much as we can. Here are some ways we can all #FlattenTheCurve! SOCIAL DISTANCE + […]

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A Letter to Current and Rising Communications Professionals

It is currently a Thursday afternoon as I am writing this and I am tired. Like many around me and perhaps the many more that will read this post, I am tired of being constrained to my house, only leaving for the occasional fast-food drive-thru run or shift at the sandwich shop I work at. […]

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Dr. Devin Knighton

Dr. Knighton’s Networking Tips in the Age of Coronavirus

If there’s any silver lining to canceling virtually every in-person event due to COVID-19, it’s that public relations students can delay typically awkward in-person networking attempts. Events like conferences are great networking opportunities in theory, but they’re daunting and hard to navigate in actuality. According to Dr. Devin Knighton, an award-winning public relations professor at […]

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Terrell F. Merritt standing in front of a plaque with the logo of City College of New York

Growing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a person who is known on campus for spending more time than necessary at school, I have been struggling to adjust to being confined to my apartment. I am one who appreciates certainty and direction, so constantly hearing that the COVID-19 pandemic is a “dynamic situation” causes some anxiety. Despite the fear and concerns, […]

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